|St Johnston - Carrigans ~ Co Donegal.|
JAMES QUIGLEY ST JOHNSTON DIED BATTLE OF THE SOMME 1916
son of Samuel Quigley shopkeeper and draper
Private JAMES LYNN QUIGLEY
Machine Gun Corps (Infantry)
Died on 1 July 1916 Age 19
Son of Samuel and Rebecca M. Quigley, of St. Johnston, Co. Donegal. Enlisted Aug., 1914.
Service No. 18696
James Quigley with his mother Rebecca
Over 80 men from Donegal, both Catholic and Protestant, were killed on the 1 July 1916, the first day of the Battle of the Somme. Seven men from St Johnston lost their lives on that day and also seven from Carrigans.